Nurse Disability Assessor
Experience Required: at least 2 years post-registration experience
Location: Dundee (Work from home until at least 2021 due to COVID-19; laptops provided)
Salary: £32k-£34k with performance related £1000 pay rise every year for first 2 years
Hours of work - Mon-Fri - 9am-5pm
On behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Stonebranch Healthcare is looking to recruit Nurses (RGN, RNLD, RMN) with at least two years post-registration experience for Nurse Disability Assessor role.
The Role of Nurse Disability Assessor (face-to-face aspects suspended until at least 2021):
•C onducting face-to-face interviews with PIP (Personal Independence Payment) claimants and detailing their health conditions via a proforma, which is then dispatched for review and decision as to eligibility
•Nurse Disability Assessor paperwork is similar to that used throughout the NHS and would be familiar to anyone with either in-hospital or community experience.
•This role is to conduct impartial, holistic medical assessments only and does not require you to make any decisions on claim outcomes.
•Full training is supplied, including a residential two-week course, with additional ongoing on-the-job support.
Benefits available to the nurse:
•25 days paid holiday with option to buy and sell up to 10 days
•10 days of emergency child care leave days a year (for school closures etc)
• On Target Earning (OTE) of up to £40,840 once face-to-face assessments resume
•Performance related pay rise of £1,000 per year for the first 2 years.
•Health Insurance, Life insurance, Travel Insurance
•Social work place and working hours
•Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions
•Reimbursement of your annual NMC registration fee
•Health screening every two years, after one year's service
•Professional training and development, covering well over the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professional registration
•All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle: travel or dental insurance, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more
What are the key requirements for a successful Physiotherapist Disability Assessor?
• Essential: At least two years post-registration experience, NMC registration
• Desirable: Experience working within the NHS and familiarity with the processes and paperwork.
If you would like to learn more about this role Apply Today and we will be in touch!